Corteva Inc. [NYSE: CTVA] jumped around 0.06 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $29.29 at the close of the session, up 0.21%. The company report on August 21, 2020 that Corteva Agriscience Recognized As An Employer of Choice 2020.
Corteva Agriscience has been named an Employer of Choice by HR Director (HRD) Magazine in the annual HRD Asia Awards 2020. The awards cover 11 key areas of the employee experience and are given in recognition of companies that display strong commitment to engaging and growing their employees throughout their careers.
Corteva brought home the gold medal following a panel analysis of the company’s initiatives and a research process that reaches out to employees for additional references.
Corteva Inc. stock is now -0.91% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. CTVA Stock saw the intraday high of $29.45 and lowest of $29.055 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 32.08, which means current price is +43.72% above from all time high which was touched on 02/20/20.
Compared to the average trading volume of 4.75M shares, CTVA reached a trading volume of 1788591 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Corteva Inc. [CTVA]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CTVA shares is $30.48 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CTVA stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
KeyBanc Capital Markets have made an estimate for Corteva Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on August 11, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on August 10, 2020, representing the official price target for Corteva Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Corteva Inc. is set at 0.81, with the Price to Sales ratio for CTVA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.58. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.89, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.78. Price to Free Cash Flow for CTVA in the course of the last twelve months was 47.54 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.
How has CTVA stock performed recently?
Corteva Inc. [CTVA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.70. With this latest performance, CTVA shares gained by 1.67% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.68% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 0.41% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CTVA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 62.29, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 67.39, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.55 for Corteva Inc. [CTVA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 27.57, while it was recorded at 28.83 for the last single week of trading, and 26.93 for the last 200 days.
Corteva Inc. [CTVA]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Corteva Inc. [CTVA] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.25 and a Gross Margin at +34.67. Corteva Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.08.
Return on Total Capital for CTVA is now 1.14, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -0.57. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -0.61, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.40. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Corteva Inc. [CTVA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 2.83. Additionally, CTVA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 2.75, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 1.62. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 2.23, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 2.16.
Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.49 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.19.Corteva Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.90.
Earnings analysis for Corteva Inc. [CTVA]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Corteva Inc. posted -0.39/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.46/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 15.20%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CTVA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Corteva Inc. go to 5.32%.
Insider trade positions for Corteva Inc. [CTVA]
There are presently around $17,396 million, or 80.90% of CTVA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CTVA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 75,406,756, which is approximately -1.065% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 67,296,111 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.97 billion in CTVA stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.29 billion in CTVA stock with ownership of nearly 2.932% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Corteva Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 378 institutional holders increased their position in Corteva Inc. [NYSE:CTVA] by around 38,652,450 shares. Additionally, 501 investors decreased positions by around 36,748,119 shares, while 132 investors held positions by with 518,514,758 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 593,915,327 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CTVA stock had 104 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,231,325 shares, while 79 institutional investors sold positions of 1,319,591 shares during the same period.